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Story of Palomar, The


Published 1948


Description: Feature film about the building and use of the 200" telescope. Includes footage of Hubble, Humason, Rule, Porter, Max Mason, John Anderson, Marcus Brown, DuBridge, Bowen and technicians working on mirror. With sky picture and animation sequences demonstrating how optical (reflecting) telescope works.

Source: 1 Tape of 1: Betacam (film-to-video transfer)

Collection: Palomar Observatory motion pictures collection

Rights: Public domain. No restrictions on use.


Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP).


Run time 00:41:10
Producer E. Hoge; S. Zipser for the California Institute of Technology
Audio/Visual Sound, Color
Language English
Contact Information Caltech Archives, Mail Code 015A-74, Caltech, Pasadena, California 91125 Telephone: (626) 395-2704 Fax: (626) 395-4073 Email: archives@caltech.edu


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